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In the west of Libya, anti-government protesters claim to have taken full control of the oil port of Ras Lanuf.

Some government soldiers in the strategic town have reportedly switched sides, and protesters say they are on the move towards Sirte, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's hometown.

Al Jazeera's Hoda-Abdel Hamid reports from the town.

Source: Al Jazeera